Mental Health & Healthy Sexuality

Emerson offers individual, couple, and family therapy with the goal of attaining mental health and/or healthy sexuality. He is an integrative Psychotherapist, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP), Certificated Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT-Candidate), and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapist (EMDR-Candidate).  Emerson primarily works with Anxiety, Depression, Abandonment / Neglect, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Addiction, and infidelity / Betrayal. 

Emerson is sensitive to great variety of cultural and faith traditions. Emerson is solidly rooted in his traditions with a faith that is clearly inclusive. 

Emerson’s integrative approach consists of humanistic, experiential, systemic, and psycho-dynamic models directed by the needs of the client and from various theories, including: Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Attachment in Family Therapy (AFT), Cognitive - Behavioural Therapy (CBT),  Somatic Experiencing (SE), Self-in-Relationship Psychotherapy (SIRP), the Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT), and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR).  

Emerson provides counselling services in the languages of English, Italian, and Spanish. 

Education and Training
MA in Counselling and Spirituality from Saint Paul University- Ottawa, Canada.
Certificate in Self-in-Relationship Psychotherapy (SIRP)- Ottawa, Canada.
Certificate in Somatic Experiencing (SEP)- Ottawa, Canada.
Certificated Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT)- USA, (in progress).
BA (Hons) in Psychology from York University- Toronto, Canada.
BA in Theology from Gregorian University- Rome, Italy.
BA (Hons) in Pedagogy and Philosophy from Saint Thomas Aquinas University- Bogota, Colombia. 

Professional Membership  

Canadian Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)-Application in process. 
American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT)-Application in  process. 
College of Registered Psychotherapist (CRPO)-CRPO Registration Number: 008949.
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